Yacht: Alraune

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Sail No. VIII 1,  (where VIII stands for 80 sq. m. & 1 is the construction number) for the Seefahrtkreutzer class.   240 were made and around 30 survive of which Alraune is one of the last 3 remaining yachts from the 80 sq. m. class.

In 1928 the new boat made her appearance at Kiel week and won 6 races, skippered by Henry Rasmussen.  In the following seasons she won a total of 86 races.  She had a refit in 1995 at A. Walsteds Baadevaert in Svendborg.   She was previously named ‘Athena’.

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Designer: Henry Rasmussen
Type of Boat: 80 Square Metre
Rig: Bermudan Cutter
Year Built: 1928
Built By: Abeking & Rasmussen, Bremen
LOA m / ft: 15.15m / 49'7"
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LWL m / ft: 10.10m / 35'7"
Beam m / ft: 3.10m / 10'1"
Draft m / ft: 2.00m / 6'5"
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Sail Stats Sail area: 80 sq.m. Sail No. VIII 1
Construction: Larch & kembala planking laid on alternate steel and oak frames. She has a teak deck, mahogany superstructure and the spas are made from spruce.
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